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Just a girl in a thrift store - that's how it all began. Susan, our co-founder and Chief Creative Officer, sold her favorite vintage finds from her dorm room. Soon, a 'store' was born!
Vintage clothing and decor is still very near and dear to us, so we sell at least one item a day. They go fast, so visit often to snag your own ModCloth one of a kind!
When a new student enters your little corner of the English department, she is greeted with the same elegance and grace in this muted maxi dress that you might hope to find in her stanzas! Standing to welcome her, the sheer length of this off-white, embroidered mesh dress falls to the floor behind your desk, and you offer a hand with a wrist decked with wooden beads as you reach for a handshake. Stepping out of your area to show her around, the half-lining of this V-neck is now visible, and before you begin, you remember to grab the floral shawl on the back of your chair, placing it over the adjustable straps on your shoulders to fight off the air-conditioned chill. The white, crocheted center panel of this dress seems to lead the way, your sienna-hued sandals poke out ...
Believe it or not, changing the direction of your daily dressing by leaving solids behind is as simple as stepping into this prismatic phenomenon by Sugarhill Boutique! Inspired by the places the founding brother-sister duo travels to, each piece is crafted with the utmost precision and care. This stunning strapless maxi even makes your reflection smile, as its triangular front cutout lets light in wherever you stylishly set out. A back tie beneath a comfortable, fitted panel and flattering opening adds extra sweetness to this dress' vertical streaks. When you wear this piece with a shell statement necklace and platform sandals of light blue, a ripple effect of praise will happen before you!
Before pressing play for your projector to display a new documentary on the side of your house, you walk around the scads of friends sitting on blankets beneath you - sheer intermission hem floating behind you - and make sure they have all they need. Pouring a glass of wine thats red like the tinted roses on this black dress, you join your pals, tucking your bare feet beside you and pulling a light white sweater over the crochet-framed open back of this lined number. With the comfort of an elasticized waist and the cuteness of a long pendant necklace set over the gathered neckline of this gown, you adjust the flower crown you created earlier in the evening and prepare for a fun, knowledge-filled night!
You are definitely departing for the day in style when you wear this totally hip navy-and-white dress! Get groovy with this frocks vertically striped sheer sleeves, swinging skirt with a center pleat, and princess seams that all combine to create a fab retro silhouette. Boasting a matching curved collar, fabric-wrapped decorative front buttons, white placket trim, and an optional white faux-leather belt, this striking dress allows you to affix the collar toggle for a happening cutout-like bodice detail. Matched with knee-high platform boots, ivory tights, and a headband for your bouffant, this fun frock has you feeling far-out!
Let your lightheartedness lift you up to another ethereal level when you wear this boho beautiful frock atop a lace-hemmed slip with vintage cowboy boots and an equally endearing beaded cardi! Your dress' high-low hem will whisper of whimsy while its textured fabric and go-with-anything navy color bloom with everyday practicality. Note how its roped vanilla cording creates an eclectic patterned design around its scoop neck to top off your lovely look.
This item was picked by you in our Be the Buyer program! As a makeup maven, a pin-up model, and a 50s-inspired fashion designer,Bernie Dexter knows how to set the scene for stunning style! Printed with a vibrant, blossom-filled pastoral landscape, this fantastical frock is a dream come true - its defined, belted waistline, charming Chelsea collar, and billowing skirt provide a darling backdrop to your pearl jewelry, khaki cardigan, and kitten heels. Welcome a world of beauty to your wardrobe with this ladylike look!
Class at the crack of dawn? Early morning appointment? Flight taking off before sunrise? Skip the sweatpants and sneak into this super comfy maxi for a fashionable look thatll feel like youre still in your PJs! Its creamy, crocheted V-neck, ruffly, fitted waist, and tiered skirt are stylish details that hide that youre secretly snuggly. And when you pair it with a long cardigan, comfortable sandals, and a long locket, your cute look will be covertly cozy all day!
Indulge your inner-music festival-loving self with this simple, strapless maxi dress. Its basic navy-blue fabric features a ruffle running across the bustline, as well as a slightly ruffled hem at the bottom of the soft, flowy, jersey gown. The removable, brown, braided belt matches your faux-leather cowgirl boots, while your crocheted ivory cardi allows you to rock this look on cool southern nights!
Dressing for a date when the weather gets chilly is no problem at all with this wonderful maxi in your wardrobe! Its deep cocoa color is toasty just to look at, while its ruched cap sleeves and braided waist are darling details thatll undeniably add delight to the scene. When you leave your duster cardi to claim a pair of comfy chairs, then step up to the counter to order a hot cocoa, the back-tie and -keyhole of this surplice piece will mark your look as one as gleeful as the warmth your toes experience under shearling boots - as well as the warmth your heart does on this occasion!
Me oh my! Youre looking mighty sweet today. The red-and-white gingham print you wear beneath that foldover collar is retro-adorable, and the twirl-ready black skirt that falls from it? As swingin as your smiling personality. We just love how youve matched cherry-print heels to the little crocheted details your adjustable straps boast, and we cant get enough of your vintage-inspired do. This is one back-zipped wear that we wish you could sport every single day!
Your urban apothecary shop is taking off, but you still relish days spent out of town, walking the prairies, searching for herbs, and picking wildflowers. This super-soft ivory maxi dress is ideal for your time away, with its empire waist, straps, and trim boasting an earthy-rich sienna hue. Piped in multicolored squares, which run along its length, this lined, long dress also has a slightly ruffled hem to enhance your naturally romantic look. For a grassland stroll, pair your dress with brown, leather, strappy sandals and a sunhat, but wear it, too, in your shop with stack-heeled booties and a substantial turquoise necklace for a well-mixed style concoction.
This item was picked by you in our Be the Buyer Program and will be sold exclusively online at ModCloth! For a moment you feel lost, until you hear the squeal of your best friend come from behind the adjustable straps of this sheer dress. You pinch the dipping hemline of this violet floral frock and begin running toward the laughter, your scarf-draped arms gently brushed by the tall grasses totally surrounding you. A small pocket of wildflowers appears before the buttoned front of this fitted-waist maxi, and you scoop up a few, tucking their long stems under the string sash of this half-skirt lined wear. Your braided sandals patter as you pick up speed, and - phew - you finally found the exit, where you toss up your small bouquet in celebration with the girls who have already found ...
If we were to describe this dress in numerical terms, we'd say it's 100% delightful! Cozy as could be with its finely knit form, and pleasing to the eye with its geometric arrangement of navy, iron, and cream, this long-sleeved dress will add excellence to your day whenever you wear it. Augment your current contentedness when you don this 60s-inspired dress with monochrome leggings, wool-lined flats, and a carved, wooden necklace!
After hours of composing and practice, youre finally ready to play your songs in a real recording studio! Such a monumental day deserves a special maxi dress - something thats not too formal but is comfortable enough for a long day. This black, sleeveless, flowy maxi is practically perfect. The rainbow thread in the waistlines smocking even reminds you of soundwaves mixing together in perfect harmony. Pair this piece with your lucky red flats and shiny, black guitar, and start laying down some tracks!
You may not have a beach view outside of your city window, but that doesnt mean you cant be a walking image of paradise! Sheathed in this lined, monochromatic maxi dress, youre a portrait of white sand and navy waves flowing down the avenues. The adjustable, studded belt and playful side slit contribute even more elegance to the graceful piece. Assure all passersby that youre no mirage in your perfectly polished look, which you've completed with bronze sandals and a wide-brimmed sunhat!
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